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Who Will Play Assange in Hollywood Biopic?


Friday, 5 October 2012
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Who Will Play Assange in Hollywood Biopic?

While he may be tucked away in the Ecudorian embassy, speculation continues to mount on who may play Julian Assange in the proposed biopic about his life, with online bookmaker sportsbet.com.au installing Sherlock actor Benedict Cumberbatch as the $1.33 favourite to get the role.

Jeremy Renner is next in the market at $5.50, with Aussie pair Chris and Liam Hemsworth also given some chance at $13 and $15 respectively.

Paul Hogan is seen as the long shot in the market at $251.

“Cumberbatch is pretty hot property at the moment and given the fact that he looks very similar to Assange, he deserves to be the short priced favourite,” said sportsbet.com.au’s Shaun Anderson

Market courtesy sportsbet.com.au
Who will play Julian Assange?
$1.33 Benedict Cumberbatch

$5.50 Jeremy Renner
$11 Alex Williams
$13 Chris Hemsworth
$15 Liam Hemsworth
$17 Ed Norton
$21 Mark Ruffalo, Jude Law
$26 Ryan Gosling, Sam Worthington, Jared Leto, Clive Owen, Tim Roth, Damian Lewis
$34 Matt Damon, Christian Bale, Matt Dillon, Johnny Depp, Eric Bana
$41 Guy Pearce, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Mark Wahlberg, Daniel Craig, James Franco, Hugh Jackman
$51 Dominic West, Russell Crowe
$101 Jason Donovan
$251 Paul Hogan

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